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House Movers Blackheath

House Movers Blackheath

Relocating & Searching for House Movers Blackheath

House Movers to Blackheath will need to arrange a whole host of things to ensure that everything runs to plan. Finding a good removal company is paramount to the day running smoothly.

Use the following tips to help plan a successful move.

White & Company is a well-respected family owned removal company. They were founded in 1871 and have over a 145 years of experience.

As founder members of BAR, FIDI & OMNI, White & Company can provide for a local move, to anywhere in the UK, to Europe or to any international destination.

White & Company Removals Storage & Shipping
International House
Britannia Road
Waltham Cross

Tel: 0203 582 9878 for a free moving quote

E: hq@whiteandcompany.co.uk

Opening Times:
Mon 09:00 – 17:00
Tue 09:00 – 17:00
Wed 09:00 – 17:00
Thu 09:00 – 17:00
Fri 09:00 – 17:00
Sat 09:00 – 12:00

Sun Closed

House Movers Blackheath advice on Packing

Moving house is an excellent time to sort through your possessions and dispose of anything you don’t need. Start the packing process early; it always takes much longer than you think! As a guide, allow two months for larger houses and one month for smaller homes. Pack one room at a time; starting with the rooms you use least.

Make sure you list what is in each box and label it to tell the movers where it should go on arrival. Pack heavy things at the bottom and fragile items on top, using plenty of packing materials. Do not exceed a weight of 13 kilograms per box or you may cause injury when lifting them, remember to pack light items in larger boxes and heavy things in small boxes.

House Movers Blackheath advice for finding a Removal Company

Unless you really have only a very few possessions, it is always best to instruct a professional removal company to help you move house. There are a large variety of companies that can provide a house removal service. However, it is always advisable to choose a company that is a member of BAR (The British Association of Removers).

By choosing a BAR Member, it will ensure everything goes to plan and you will have the added peace of mind that comes from using a reputable and professional house removal company.

In the unlikely event that something does go wrong, you will have someone to turn to help sort out any issues. A BAR member is easily recognised by their membership badge. When choosing a house removal company, check that they have this badge displayed on their website and all documentation.

House Movers Blackheath
Once you have found a new home and your offer has been accepted, you will need to arrange various things in order for everything to progress. Firstly, you will need to select a conveyancing solicitor, as it is essential to get the legal side in place early on, to ensure a smooth legal transaction of your property sale and purchase. You will also need to organise for a survey to be conducted on the property you are purchasing.

House Movers Blackheath advice on Conveyancing

Once you have found a new home and your offer has been accepted, you will need to instruct a solicitor to look after the house conveyance.

Conveyancing describes the legal transfer of property from seller to buyer. How long it takes depends on several things, such as how many people are involved in the chain. This can be done quickly in a number of weeks or it may take some months to complete. Once you have chosen your solicitor, they will examine the draft contract and supporting documents and raise enquiries with the seller’s solicitor.

They will also carry out local authority searches to ensure there is nothing that you do not know about, such as a planned new housing estate at the bottom of your garden. The solicitor will also check the ‘title register’ and ‘title plan’ at the Land Registry– these are the legal documents, which prove the seller’s ownership. They can also arrange an ‘Environmental Search’ if you require this to be carried out. This report will give information about contaminated land at or around the property, landfill sites, former and current industry, detailed flooding predictions, ground stability issues and radon gas hazard.

House Movers Blackheath advice on Property Surveys

It is always advisable to instruct a surveyor to carry out a property survey before you conclude the purchase of your new home. They can often predict issues based on the condition of the property externally, such as missing roof tiles, rotten windows and subsidence.

An internal inspection despite limitations, should be able to identify major issues such as rising damp, water ingress, woodworm and beetle infestation.

The survey should be able to outline any major repairs or alterations needed such as roof or chimneystack repairs, or if the property requires rewiring. They will also be able to give a valuation of the property for mortgage purposes.

Most qualified surveyors are members of the Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) and it is recommended that you use a RICS qualified surveyor, as they will also carry professional indemnity insurance. If you are able to instruct a local surveyor, they are likely to have a better knowledge of local market values.

It is well worth taking some time to research the facilities and amenities of your new area.

Below is a list of professional services in the Blackheath area.

Estate Agents & House Movers Blackheath

John Payne
1 Montpelier Vale, Blackheath SE3 0TA
020 8318 1311

Hamptons International
46 Tranquil Vale Blackheath, London SE3 0BD
020 3151 7347

23 Tranquil Vale, London SE3 0BU
020 8318 0927

Solicitors & House Movers Blackheath

Beverley Morris & Co.
35 Montpelier Vale, Blackheath Village, London SE3 0TJ
020 8852 4433

Dodd Lewis
18 Tranquil Vale, London SE3 0AZ
020 8852 1255

Surveyors & House Movers Blackheath

Peter Barry Surveyors
26 Burney St, London SE10 8EX
020 8305 2099

Field Surveyors
10 Woolwich Rd, London SE10 0JU
020 8853 1335

Schools & House Movers Blackheath

Blackheath High School
27 Vanbrugh Park, London SE3 7AG
020 8853 2929

Blackheath High Junior School
Wemyss Road, London SE3 0TF
020 8852 1537

Corelli College
Corelli Rd, London SE3 8EP
020 8516 7977

Doctors & House Movers Blackheath

The Blackheath Standard Surgery
11-13 Charlton Road, London SE3 7HB
020 8269 2040

Manor Brook Medical Centre
117 Brook Lane Blackheath, London SE3 0EN
020 8856 5678

Lee Road Surgery
20 Lee Road, Blackheath SE3 9RT
020 8852 1235

Dentists & House Movers Blackheath

Westcombe Park Dental Practice
13 Station Crescent, London SE3 7EQ
020 8853 3304

Sparkly Smile
19 Montpelier Vale, London SE3 0TA
020 8852 0442

Rushey Green Dental Practice
87A Rushey Green, Catford, London SE6 4AF
020 8314 5066

White & Company are proud winners of the British Association of Removers ‘Overseas Mover of the Year’ Competition 2016 and finalists in 2017.

 Removals Sevenoaks Winner 2016 Overseas Remover of The Year

Foreign Currency

When moving overseas, making sure you get the best exchange rate possible is essential to starting your new life on a sound footing. White & Company has an exclusive arrangement with an FX Firm (foreign exchange company).

Simply follow the link below to see what additional monies you will receive compared to using your high street bank and to set up a free no obligation account. White & Company/foreign-exchange

Whether you need to arrange monthly payments to service an overseas mortgage, or wish to protect yourself against exchange rate fluctuations and fix the rate for up to a year, we will be able to suggest the most suitable way to do so. Open your free, no obligation account in as long as it takes to stop for a coffee.

White & Company Have Branches In The Following Locations


Opening Times:
Mon 09:00 – 17:00
Tue 09:00 – 17:00
Wed 09:00 – 17:00
Thu 09:00 – 17:00
Fri 09:00 – 17:00
Sat 09:00 – 12:00
Sun Closed


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